| Dec 3, 2012
Mickey Baker, an exceptional 1950s session guitarist who played on hundreds of recordings, helping to transform rhythm and blues into rock 'n' roll, died Tuesday at his home near Toulouse, France, according to French media reports. He was 87.
A cause of...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Before you mock the very notion of "Flashdance — The Musical," ponder the worldwide gross of the 1983 cinematic story of the Pittsburgh welder with big dreams and a love of oversized sweatshirts: $150 million or so. It's also worth noting that the...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:46 AM
I was in 7th grade when "The Breakfast Club" opened in theaters, and I distinctly remember thinking the movie was totally right about everything. I wasn't in high school yet (and that was surely one of movie's allures; a peek in a world I would soon...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:14 PM
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*"The Waiting Room" (U.S.; Peter Nicks, 2012) Shot over five months in an Oakland public hospital, "The Waiting Room" explores the state of medical care for the nation's...
| Jan 17, 2011
There was a time in 1965 when Joel Grey thought he would throw in the towel on show business. He wanted to be Laurence Olivier but instead he was doing a dreadful musical in Jones Beach, Long Island, called " Mardi Gras" with the June Taylor Dancers.
| Nov 24, 2010
| 4:34 PM
'Dancing with the Stars' gets a winner: Bristol Palin will have to retreat and reload -- "Dirty Dancing" star Jennifer Grey took home top honors on the reality competition. [Showtracker] Emmy Rossum and Adam Duritz, Noah Baumbach and Jennifer Jason...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 4:37 PM
This year's Sarasota Film Festival will be star-studded and action packed, with a performance by Harry Connick, Jr. and his orchestra, and appearances by Oscar winner Geena Davis and screen legend and Oscar nominee Christopher Plummer. Their opening night...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Jennifer Grey, who starred in "Dirty Dancing" with Patrick Swayze, approves Kenny Ortega's "Dirty Dancing" remake. "I'm so excited about this news and I think there's nobody better to do this than my beloved Kenny Ortega," Jennifer Grey said....
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Patrick Swayze's widow, Lisa Niemi, helped unveil a wax figure of her late husband in Hollywood this week. Swayze widow Lisa Niemi found the ceremony bittersweet. Patrick Swayze, who died in 2009, is captured as his Johnny Castle character from "Dirty...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:53 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- The infamous "Bling Ring" burglaries that targeted celebrities like Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and Orlando Bloom will soon be chronicled on a television set near you.
A representative for Lifetime tells TMZ that a made-for-...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 4:56 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A shadow political campaign or an "attagirl" for a struggling amateur? Bristol Palin's success on this season's "Dancing With the Stars" defies easy explanation. Either way, Bristol has something to brag about if talk at the Palin dinner...